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2663, Caere

  • Record number: 2663
  • Site: Caere
  • Roof element: Raking simas
  • Remarks: Raking sima with painted meander. Fragment of left finished edge and parts of 2 wave finials on top (Th wave 3-3.1). H top stepped pattern/fascia 3.
  • Bibliography: Andrén 1940, p. 27, no. II:2c, fig. 19b; Ö. Wikander 1994, p. 51, no. 10; Winter 2009a, pp. 418-419, 6.A.2.e
  • Publication record: Architectural terracottas from Etrusco-Italic Temples
    Symbols of Wealth and Power: Architectural Terracotta Decoration in Etruria and Central Italy, 640-510 B.C.
    The Archaic Etruscan sima
  • Type of decoration: Wave/stepped pattern/meander with bird in box, facing right
  • Current Collection: Antikensammlung: TC 2064x
  • Mouldmade: yes
  • Height: 22
  • Width: 21
  • MPD: 4.5
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Cream 10YR 8/3. Red 7.5R 4/4. Black.
  • Condition: Single piece
  • Thickness plaque: 3.1-4
  • Painted decoration only: yes

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